Deals this week: Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems


Boeing Company has secured a $30m-worth contract to provide life cycle support services to the US Air Force’s (USAF) Small Diameter Bomb I weapon system up to June 2019.

Awarded by the US Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, US, the deal covers ancillary engineering and technical, test, production, and logistical support.

Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to supply 130 Legion Pod systems for the USAF's F-15C tactical fighter aircraft fleet.

Legion Pod will be installed as the infrared search and track (IRST) system aboard the F-15C fleet to detect and track airborne threats in radar-denied conditions.

The system features the IRST21 infrared sensor and advanced data processing capabilities.

"Legion Pod will be installed as the infrared search and track (IRST) system aboard the F-15C fleet to detect and track airborne threats in radar-denied conditions."

BAE Systems has received an order worth $49.57m to modernise the legacy radar warning receiver of the Korean F-16C/D fighter aircraft to the latest configuration.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, in Georgia, US, the contract will run until July 2020.

The USAF has awarded a $22.65m contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp Information Systems for the enhanced polar system control and planning segment.

Scheduled to be completed in December 2018, the contract covers information assurance support, test support, cybersecurity improvements, and security technical implementation guide updates.